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Business Information Systems

Business Information Systems (formerly known as Computer Information Systems) is a diploma program that provides knowledge and skill development in the fundamental principles of information systems and business solution development. Your studies will include a variety of software development languages (Visual Studio.NET, Java, COBOL) and target platforms (Windows, networked software and web application development).

You will study data gathering and modeling, the database management systems used by businesses to store information and retrieval techniques of database and programming languages. In addition, you will learn the systems analysis, design methodologies and project management skills necessary to carry information technology projects from inception to implementation. These skills will be complemented with training in the fundamentals of computer hardware technology, networking and various operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux). You will also study the critical business functions that leverage information technology in day-to-day operations and integrate this knowledge into the development of meaningful information technology solutions.

Successfully completing accredited computer science programs helps graduates pursue the Information Systems Profession of Canada (I.S.P.) designation.


You will develop fundamental employability skills through study of the principles of communication and active listening techniques. The course content includes development of effective writing skills and formatting. You will apply the principles and skills by writing business messages for positive, negative and persuasive purposes. You will examine ways to apply communication skills to cross-cultural situations. You will learn to apply effective presentation skills when delivering oral presentations and conducting business meetings. You will write short reports.

This course currently has no offerings.

You will be introduced to the elements of statistics used in business. The course content includes frequency distribution, measure of central tendency and dispersion, probability distributions (discrete and continuous), sampling, sampling distributions, estimations, regressions, correlation and elementary hypothesis testing.

Additional costs: A textbook and Sharp business financial EL-738 calculator.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$491.00Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201503-708

Your studies will focus on an introduction to financial accounting designed to provide you with accounting skills to handle business transactions. The course will include bookkeeping techniques, accounting for a merchandising concern and an introduction to accounting for current assets. ACCT 122 is a companion to ACCT 125 (Introductory Financial Accounting 2) which continues the study of basic financial accounting.



Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 25, 2016 - June 16, 2016
Mon, Thu - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 921
Registration deadline: May 2, 2016
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$494.00ReginaCRN: 201503-373
May 9, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 317
Registration deadline: May 9, 2016
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$494.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-97
Your studies will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of managerial accounting. You will examine cost concepts, pricing strategies, manufacturing accounting, cost allocation and budgeting processes. You will be able to select appropriate managerial accounting techniques for decision making

Prerequisites: Introductory Financial Accounting 1 (ACCT 122)


Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 18, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Registration deadline: April 25, 2016
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$492.50Televised (Distance Learning)CRN: 201503-694
You will study human behaviour in organizations and develop the skills needed to deal with people at work. Course content includes individual behaviour, values, interpersonal relationships and communications, groups and team dynamics, organizational culture, leadership and change. All topics are dealt with in the context of diverse formal organizations.

Additional costs: Text(s) and required materials.
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
April 25, 2016 - June 15, 2016
Mon, Wed - 7:00-10:00 pm
Room: 920
Registration deadline: May 2, 2016
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$491.00ReginaCRN: 201503-385
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